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Old 01-26-10, 09:25 PM   #37
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i've heard that all ad blocking extensions in chrome don't really block the ads, they only hide them, so you are still wasting bandwidth and downloading them but u can't see them..
anybody has info on this?
this is why I used privoxy and block that junk at the source.
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Old 01-27-10, 02:46 PM   #38
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from what I hear that's something that Chrome pops up on every extension just to cover their butts.
LoL, that bothers me even more
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Old 01-27-10, 06:24 PM   #39
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i've heard that all ad blocking extensions in chrome don't really block the ads, they only hide them, so you are still wasting bandwidth and downloading them but u can't see them..
anybody has info on this?
You know, I've noticed that when I load a page, I'll see the ad for a few seconds and then it will go away. And after using FF3.6 with ABP for a week, I'm surfing a little quicker . . .
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Old 01-28-10, 02:57 PM   #40
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I'm back to FF 3.6. Better Adblocking. The auto "linked text" type ads are still being showing. The pages contort and take shape when they load, annoying as hell. The speed different between Chrome and FF 3.6 is negligible.

Maybe in the future, but removed for now....
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Old 02-02-10, 04:55 AM   #41
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I've made the jump full time. The Ad-blocking isn't perfect but is adequate, and the speed difference is worth it. It's lightening quick.
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Old 02-02-10, 08:04 AM   #42
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I'm back to FF 3.6. Better Adblocking. The auto "linked text" type ads are still being showing. The pages contort and take shape when they load, annoying as hell. The speed different between Chrome and FF 3.6 is negligible.

Maybe in the future, but removed for now....
I did the same and am using FF 3.6 also. Maybe 1 or 2 out of every 10-15 page loads wouldn't render properly - text wouldn't align properly or would overlay other text etc...too annoying.
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Old 02-02-10, 09:14 AM   #43
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I've made the jump full time. The Ad-blocking isn't perfect but is adequate, and the speed difference is worth it. It's lightening quick.
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Chrome is all I use. The official release on my windows machines and the current beta on my OSX machine.
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Old 04-29-10, 12:37 AM   #44
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Fyi for all-con.

I know a lot of my firefox using friends who occasionally use Chrome swear by Ad-Block.

Just an fyi for you. Ad-Thwart seems to do a better job (and I can be selective with the sites as before) AND is about 2-5x faster overall.

Give Ad-Thwart a shot if you haven't already. I have been using it since day 1 and I didn't realize how massive a speed difference existed between this and Ad-Block.

https://chrome.google.com/extensions...dilifddb?hl=en
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If you are worried about speed, as zelda says. Privoxy. It's faster than any blocker for any browser, especially Chrome. Plus it blocks ALL adds for any program that will accept a custom proxy.
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Old 05-07-10, 07:52 AM   #46
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I'm trying this again. It's really fast. Ad-blocking still not as good as FF, but it's ok. Some pages still don't render properly, I get overlapping stuff, even on a major site like CNN (comments portion of stories gets hosed sometimes).

That could be the ad-blocking messing up alignment though.
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PRIVOXY! Do a test guys. Try Ad block and/or Ad Thwart, then try Privoxy. You wont complain about any ad blocking speeds once you try Privoxy, bonus is it works for FF too and is faster than FF Ad block plus.
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Old 05-07-10, 04:20 PM   #48
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Wow, I feel like the only one here that doesn't use any kind of ad blocking lol.

Never found it to be necessary
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